Loudon County Health Improvement Council

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Programs

Sponsored by Loudon County Health Improvement Council

Get Fresh Program-

GetFresh! aims to give Loudon County residents access to local, fresh produce by managing a demonstration garden, providing work/harvest opportunities and day camps as well as sponsoring senior delivery of fresh produce and pop up farmers’ markets.  Visit us at the Lion’s Club Pavilion on Hwy 72 in Loudon!

Count It! Lock It! Drop It!®

Is a comprehensive community initiative for prescription drug abuse prevention. The Coalition was the first to bring the prescription drug issue to light with the Tennessee Division of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (DSAS) enabling citizens to dispose of unwanted medications in a safe manner.

School Partners:

Good health and healthy choices start at a young age!  The Loudon County Health Improvement Council has a strong partnership with both school systems to assist in delivering programs, activities and materials to help students learn about and make wise health choices!  Programming includes:

Coordinated School Health 

Lenoir City Schools

Coordinated School Health 

Loudon County School‚Äč

P3 Program-

These clubs are established in all middle and high schools in the city and county systems.  Members identify health issues affecting their peers and develop strategies to help students make wise choices.  Over the years students have focused on a variety of health issues such as teen

Garden Camps-

Offered to rising 3rd through 6th graders, this program meets once a week for a month and provides opportunities for children to learn about all aspects of gardening.  Students get the opportunity to work in the community garden as well as receive lessons on how to grow and prepare food.  

Quest Camps-

Six summer day camps in both school systems combine STEM education with physical activity, healthy nutrition and harmful effects of nicotine products.  Adventure Quest serves the needs of 1st through 3rd graders, Energy Quest serves the needs of 4th through 6th graders and STEM Quest serves the needs of 7th through 9th grade students.  Campers engage in activities ranging from gardening to engineering and learn life-time sports such as golf, rock climbing, fishing, and pickleball.